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A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community
A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community
by Simone Campbell
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Driving for faith, family, and fairness In the summer of 2012, Sister Simone Campbell and a group of fellow Roman Catholic nuns toured parts of the country to rally support against Congressman Paul Ryan's budget, a plan that cut vital social programs... (read more)

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How Jesus Became God
How Jesus Became God
by Bart D. Ehrman
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In a book that took eight years to research and write, leading Bible scholar Bart D. Ehrman explores how an apocalyptic prophet from the backwaters of rural Galilee crucified for crimes against the state came to be thought of as equal with the one God... (read more)

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The Book of Forgiving
The Book of Forgiving
by Desmond Tutu
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How do I forgive? Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has witnessed some of the worst crimes people can inflict on others. So wherever he goes, he inevitably gets asked this question. This book is his answer. Writing with his daughter, Mpho, an... (read more)

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Nations Under God: How Churches Use Moral Authority to Influence Policy
Nations Under God: How Churches Use Moral Authority to Influence Policy
by Anna Grzymala-busse
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"In this excellent book, Anna Grzymala-Busse demonstrates that the policy influence of organized religion in democracies depends not on the population's religiosity but on the church's moral authority within the political community, constructed over the... (read more)

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How to Read the Bible
How to Read the Bible
by Harvey Cox
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For many people, the Bible lies at the heart of their faith, an ageless source of inspiration and guidance. On the other side of the spectrum, trained biblical scholars study the Bible using a variety of modern historical and literary approaches. But... (read more)

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The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity
The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity
by Peter Brown
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Marking a departure in our understanding of Christian views of the afterlife from 250 to 650 CE, The Ransom of the Soul explores a revolutionary shift in thinking about the fate of the soul that occurred around the time of Rome's fall. Peter Brown... (read more)

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Caffeinated Ideas Journal
Caffeinated Ideas Journal
by Lisa Mcguinness
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The Caffeinated Ideas Journal features witty text that defines ten types of creative inspiration and includes recipes for delicious specialty coffees and teas, is chalk full of enlightening quotes and has blank pages to jot ideas, thoughts, musings and... (read more)

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Women's Divination in Biblical Literature: Prophecy, Necromancy, and Other Arts of Knowledge (Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library)
Women's Divination in Biblical Literature: Prophecy, Necromancy, and Other Arts of Knowledge (Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library)
by Esther J. Hamori
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Divination, the use of special talents and techniques to gain divine knowledge, was practiced in many different forms in ancient Israel and throughout the ancient world. The Hebrew Bible reveals a variety of traditions of women associated with divination.... (read more)

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Confessions (Hardcover Classics)
Confessions (Hardcover Classics)
by Augustine Of Hippo
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A new series of beautiful hardcover nonfiction classics, with covers designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith World-changing ideas meet eye-catching design: the best titles of the extraordinarily successful Great Ideas series are now packaged in Coralie... (read more)

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A Listening Community: A Commentary on the Prologue and Chapters 1-3 of Benedict's Rule
A Listening Community: A Commentary on the Prologue and Chapters 1-3 of Benedict's Rule
by Aquinata Bockmann
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This new book by Sister Aquinata Böckmann discusses the Prologue and chapters 1, 2, and 3 of the Rule of St. Benedict. In a lectio regulae she plumbs the depths of Benedict’s vision. Listen, the first word of the Prologue, is a keyword that... (read more)

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Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance
Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance
by Robin Meyers
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During his thirty-year career as a parish minister and professor, Robin Meyers has focused on renewing the church as an instrument of social change and personal transformation. In this provocative and passionate book, he explores the decline of the... (read more)

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Thriving in Babylon: Why Hope, Humility, and Wisdom Matter in a Godless Culture
Thriving in Babylon: Why Hope, Humility, and Wisdom Matter in a Godless Culture
by Larry Osborne
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Meet a man forced to live in a fast changing and godless society. He faced fears about the future, concern for his safety, and the discouragement of world that seemed to be falling apart at warp speed. Sound familiar? His name was Daniel, and with the... (read more)

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Book of Blessings: 75 Graces from Around the World
Book of Blessings: 75 Graces from Around the World
by Laurada B. Byers
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Saying grace is an ancient and vital tradition the world over. It provides a moment of stillness before enjoying the meal, and a spiritual connection with your loved ones. You may choose to start your meals with a traditional Islamic blessing, an Aztec... (read more)

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Find the Good Signed Edition
Find the Good Signed Edition
by Heather Lende
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“Heather Lende’s small town is populated with big hearts — she finds them  on the beach, walking her granddaughters, in the stories of ordinary peoples’ lives, and knits them into unforgettable tales. Find the Good is a... (read more)

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Spiritual Telepathy: Ancient Techniques to Access the Wisdom of Your Soul
Spiritual Telepathy: Ancient Techniques to Access the Wisdom of Your Soul
by Colleen Mauro
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"The catastrophic problems we face today are speeding up the pace of evolution and calling forth the current expansion in human consciousness. With our world in crisis, our very survival depends on our ability to access higher sources of wisdom and... (read more)

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Learning to Walk in the Dark: Because Sometimes God Shows Up at Night
Learning to Walk in the Dark: Because Sometimes God Shows Up at Night
by Barbara Brown Taylor
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Follow Barbara Brown Taylor on her journey to understand darkness, which takes her spelunking in unlit caves, learning to eat and cross the street as a blind person, discover-ing how "dark emotions" are prevented from seeing light from a... (read more)

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The Holocaust Averted: An Alternate History of American Jewry, 1938-1967
The Holocaust Averted: An Alternate History of American Jewry, 1938-1967
by Jeffrey S. Gurock
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Christmas is not everybodyandrsquo;s favorite holiday. Historically, Jews in America, whether participating in or refraining from recognizing Christmas, have devised a multitude of unique strategies to respond to the holiday season. Their response is a... (read more)

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Encounters with Jesus: Unexpected Answers to Life's Biggest Questions
Encounters with Jesus: Unexpected Answers to Life's Biggest Questions
by Timothy Keller
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New York Times–bestselling author Timothy Keller explores how people are changed by meeting Jesus personally—and how we can be changed encountering him today. What is my purpose in life? What is a good life? Why is there so much wrong with our... (read more)

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Discernment
Discernment
by Henri J. M. Nouwen
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Henri J. M. Nouwen, the world-renowned spiritual guide and counselor, understood the spiritual life as a journey of faith and transformation that is deepened by accountability, community, and relationships. Though he counseled many people during his... (read more)

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The Shape of the Liturgy, New Edition
The Shape of the Liturgy, New Edition
by Dom Gregory Dix
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A new edition of Gregory Dix's masterpiece, still essential reading for students and scholars and in print constantly for fifty years.Dom Gregory Dix's classic account of the development of the Eucharist rite continues to be the definitive and... (read more)

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